Apple Thunderbolt 27-inch Display

The Apple Thunderbolt 27-inch Display is an LCD Display that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2011 to 2016, as part of the Apple Thunderbolt Display series. This Display has been introduced on July 20, 2011, and its price started at $999.

The new Thunderbolt Display features a 27” glossy LED-backlit IPS TFT LCD Display (2560 x 1440), Thunderbolt 1 port, three USB 2.0 ports, MagSafe, FaceTime HD camera, 2.1 speaker system 16.7 million colors, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 178° viewing angle, and VESA mounting interface standard.

This Thunderbolt Display has been discontinued on June 23, 2016.

Today Apple Thunderbolt 27-inch Display is 12 years old!

Apple Thunderbolt 27-inch Display
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Apple Thunderbolt 27-inch Display Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJuly 20, 2011
DiscontinuedJune 23, 2016
Model NumberA1407
Order NumberMC914LL/A
Original Price$999
Weight23.5 Ibs.
10.659 KG
Dimensions19.35” H x 25.7” W x 8.15” D
49.14 cm H x 65.27 cm W x 20.7 cm D

System Requirements


  • Mounting with VESA Mount Adapter Kit


Viewable Area27”
Colors16.7 million
Brightness375 cd/m²
Resolutions1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
2560 x 1440
Viewing Angle178° horizontal / 178° vertical
Contrast Ratio1000:1
Response Time12 ms
Pixel PitchUnknown
Pixel Density109 ppi


Connection1 – Thunderbolt
Audio2.1 speaker system and mic
CameraFaceTime HD video camera
Ports1 – Thunderbolt 1
3 – USB 2.0
1 – FireWire 800
1 – Gigabit Ethernet
1 – MagSafe
1 – Kensington security slot


Maximum Continuous Power250 W

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